Tudou Downloader: How to Download Tudou Videos
Apart from YouTube, there is another big online video website worth noting, which is Tudou website in China—literally translated to English as "potato" in "couch potato". It has a vast variety of videos such as licensed TV series, movies or original video clips uploaded by users with longer duration time while YouTube has a limitation of 15 minutes for most videos. From Tudou website, you can get a glimpse of what is going on in China and also watch licensed TV series. But when you want to watch the videos offline, what can you do? You will need a powerful Tudou downloader to help. Wondershare AllMyTube (AllMyTube for Mac) saves your trouble to download Tudou videos with its simple interface, easy operation and powerful downloading function. Follow the simple steps below and you will get all the videos in your pocket.
1 Install the Tudou downloader
Download the program and install it. The installation process is very fast and easy as per the wizard. After the installation, please launch the program immediately and get yourself familiar with its basic operations and its interface.
Note: There are two versions of the program. Please download the program according to the operating system of your computer. The following illustrations are from the windows version.
2 Find Tudou videos
Launch the browser and open the Tudou website. The browsers you can choose from is IE, Firefox and Chrome. Find and play the video you like.
Note: The Tudou website will be displayed in Chinese language, you need to get the page translated to English which can be easily done by Google Translate add-on for the three browsers.
3 Download Tudou videos
When you open the Tudou video to play, you can't miss the Download button in the upper right-hand corner. Click the button, and the video will start downloading.
And you can also choose to copy the url of the video and click the Paste Url button in the interface of the program. Then the program can analyze the url and get the videos downloaded.
When the Tudou Videos finish downloading, you can find them in the Downloaded category. You may also notice that the videos downloaded are always in the format of .flv while you have to convert them in order to play on your portable devices. This can also be achieved easily by clicking the Convert button on the right of the video item in Downloaded category.
Note: Tudou and Youku, the two big video websites in China merged into one with a company name as Youku Tudou Inc. in 2012.
Watch the video tutorial below: